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Iowa Hall of Pride

Address: 330 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone Number: (515)564-8510
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Ranked #6 of 23 Attractions in Des Moines
Type: Specialty Museums, Cultural
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Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Every Iowan needs to make a trip to Des Moines and go through the Iowa Hall of Pride. I learned about people I didn't know had roots in Iowa and reminisced about those I knew. It's a great experience for families and people of all ages. I was very proud of being an Iowan when I walked out of there.

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Ottumwa, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Iowa Hall of Pride is a very interesting place. It has many different categories of sports, school activities, and famous Iowans. Very cool.

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Honolulu
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It told the story of Iowa athletic accomplishments for every sports. There were games for the young and old to keep them interested and entertained. Lots of interesting posters and photos. Parking is free.

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
18 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My husband and I were hired by a well-known real estate company to take professional photos at their holiday party. We had taken them for that company every few years at different locations, but this was the first at the Iowa Hall of Pride. The people we interacted with before, during and immediately after the event who work for the... More

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Rock Valley, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The Iowa Hall of Pride is a great place to take your family. The facility is modern with many hands on actives and displays. We stopped before a high school basketball game and wished we would have allotted more time to spend at this facility. The director, Jack is a wonderful host!

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Great place to learn about IA sports history. the staff was very friendly and the memorabilia is great to look at and explore.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
48 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Wasn't sure what to expect, but left impressed. We happened to be there when a Iowa state football game was on. So we had the whole place to ourselves! The lady at the front desk was super nice and seem really passionate about Iowa. You start with a video. Then you explore on your own. I think to watch all... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

It was interesting, fun and very enjoyable. The price was very reasonable. Conveniantly located down town near the arena and convention center. Definately worth the time. Parking is at a premium if there is an event going on.

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clear lake
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This attraction is a one-of-a-kind in the USA. It makes everyone who visits, proud to be an Iowan. It gives our Iowa kids role models to look up to and pattern their lives after. Every Iowan should put this experience on their "Bucket List"! You will be happy you did.

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WEST DES MOINES, IOWA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

is the director for this wonderful building that tells the story of Iowans - and you can see his dedication to a job well done at every turn. If you want to know more about this midwest state, THIS is the place to do it!

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